At No. 8 is the ACC Coastal division followed by ACC Atlantic (Florida State).
So there you have it: Florida State plays in the worst-ranked division among the five major conferences.
That's not the Seminoles' fault, it's just a reality.
None of the Undefeated Five, according to Sagarin, has a compelling strength of schedule ranking: Alabama (47), Oregon (62), Florida State (54), Ohio State (81) and Baylor (93).
But that's going to change as the leaders close out play in conference.
The rest of Alabama's SEC schedule is 18-7 (plus Chattanooga) and the rest of Oregon's Pac-12 regular-season schedule is 23-10.
The remainder of Florida State's ACC schedule is 8-9, plus non-league opponents Idaho (1-9) and Florida (4-4).
Ohio State's remaining Big Ten schedule has a 12-12 record.
Baylor can seriously upgrade its SOS by running a remaining Big 12 schedule with a record of 30-12, but how are the Bears going to move up in the polls?
Alabama and Oregon, clearly, have the inside track.
Since two-thirds of the BCS standings are comprised of polls, Florida State has the advantage over Ohio State and Baylor because the Seminoles are a solid third.
So it's really no argument: Alabama and Oregon will play for the BCS title if they both end up undefeated.
But it's a big "if."
Florida State, Ohio State, Baylor and the other one-loss contenders must keep plugging and playing and see how things play out.
The odds of the top teams all winning out are still remote, while the odds of things getting crazy seem tremendous.
--This just in: Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston is human. "Don't forget he's a freshman," Coach Jimbo Fisher reminded after Winston threw two-first half interceptions against Miami. Winston recovered to lead Florida State to a resounding 41-14 win. "They pulled me out of the dumps, they had my back," Winston said of his teammates."
--Heisman watch: Winston isn't the only candidate to throw an interception in November. Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota threw one last Nov. 17 against Stanford and hasn't thrown one since. If voters wish to consider interceptions in the Heisman discussion, Winston and Johnny Manziel have combined for 14 this year.
--Watch out for Michigan State, which used old-fashion football to zoom up six spots to No. 17 in the latest BCS. The Spartans held Michigan to minus-48 yards rushing Saturday in a dominating win. Michigan State has not allowed a touchdown in three games and leads the nation in total defense (210.2 yards per game) and is No. 3 in scoring (11.6). "We've just been dominant," Coach Mark Dantonio said. The defense has helped offset an offense averaging only 29.8 points per game. Asked if the thrill of defeating Michigan would last a lifetime, senior linebacker Max Bullough said he was hoping "the Rose Bowl is going to last the rest of my life."
--Fresno State (8-0) did it again, letting Nevada hang around before pulling out a 41-23 win late Saturday night. Receiver Josh Harper set a school record with 17 catches, for 253 yards. Next up is a difficult trip to Wyoming. "I have been to Laramie and it's the highest elevation out there," Fresno State Coach Tim DeRuyter said. True enough: War Memorial Stadium, at 7,220 feet, is the highest elevation in major college football. "We have to get in the ice tub and try to get acclimated to it," DeRuyter said.